Religion Quotes

All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
A cult is a religion with no political powe.
Tom Wolfe

Martin luthe - the heart of religion lies in its personal...
Jonathan swift - we have just enough religion to make us hate, but...
Where religion is trivialized, one is unlikely to find persecution.
Charles Krauthamme
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Bertrand Russell

Gilbert keith chesterton - it is the test of a good religion whether you can...
Difference of opinion is helpful in religion.
Thomas Jefferson
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Religion is a candle inside a multicolored lantern. Everyone looks through a particular color, but the candle is always there.
Mohammed Negui
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other.
John Adams
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
Gertrude Stein
Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
Elias Canetti
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
Albert Einstein
All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by... religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need.
Harvey Cox
Religions must continue to evolve to keep up with changing times, because only fittest shall survive.
B. J. Gupta
The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish.
Robert Jackson
Religion is the monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.
William James
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another.
Jonathan Swift
The principle of liberty and equality, if coupled with mere selfishness, will make men only devils, each trying to be independent that he may fight only for his own interest. And here is the need of religion and its power, to bring in the principle of benevolence and love to men.
John Randolph
Conventionality is not morality. Self - Righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
Charlotte Bronte
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
Jorge Luis Borges
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
Robert Millikan
In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce.
Francesco Caracciolo, on alcohol
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
George Santayana
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine
Religion is not what you will get after reading all the scriptures of the world. It is not really what is grasped by the grain. It is a heart grasp.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
Author Unknown
The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm of human life and thought, religion not least of all. No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Thomas Jefferson
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
Sir Richard F. Burton
Science is the record of dead religions.
Oscar Wilde
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
George Santayana
Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy.
Jean Baptiste Montegut
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein, "Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium", 1941
Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
Deepak Chopra
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein
I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Elbridge Gerry, 1799
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
William Ralph Inge